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    Cheyenne Cabinet Card: Young Whirlwind, Wife, and Daughter with Henry Heth Signature and Inscription on Verso. A photograph of an Indian family, man and woman seated, on a "Wellington Art Studio/ Snell & Co." mount (Wellington, Kansas). On the back is written: "Cheyenne & Arapaho/ Agency Feb 21st 1888/ Given to me by/ 'Young Whirlwind'/ & his 'Wife', and/ daughter-/ Eonora the wife/ I knew other Indians/ forty years ago-/ H Heth". Henry Heth, a CSA general during the Civil War, was in the U.S. Army previous to that, serving in the west. After the Civil War, he worked for the Office of Indian Affairs as a surveyor. Light contrast and some minor staining, fine.

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    June, 2014
    7th Saturday
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